Emergency Shelter Program

 
$450
$7,050
Raised
Remaining

Summary

There are no homeless shelters in Burbank. On occasion, Burbank Temporary Aid Center provides emergency shelter at a local hotel for a family or individuals who have need of short term emergency shelter. Priority is given to families with children or those with health issues.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Often, families or individuals need a 2-7 nights of shelter before they can get into an apartment, transitional housing or a homeless shelter. There is no homeless shelter in the City of Burbank. Therefore Burbank Temporary Aid Center (BTAC), works with local hotels to provided limited emergency shelter. Priority is given to families with children or those with health issues. Recently, BTAC lost $15,000 of Federal funding to support this area and needs funds to provide this service.

How will this project solve this problem?

Donating to support this project will help BTAC provide this program which is critical to families & those with health issues, especially during times of extreme heat, cold or precipitation. Without the funding, BTAC will have to dramatically cut back the number of nights they can provide emergency shelter.

Potential Long Term Impact

Of course, comfort and safety are outcomes of this emergency shelter program. However, especially during inclement weather, emergency shelter for someone who is struggling with health issues can be live-saving.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $450

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $450 .  The original project funding goal was $7,500.

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Funded

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

Project Leader

Barbara Howell

Burbank, CA United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Emergency Shelter Program
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